Woodworking

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Build a Wooden Paddle December Session 1 (In-Person)

Dec 09, 2022 2:00PM—5:00PM

Marine Mills Folk School Marine on St Croix, MN 55047

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Build your own bent shaft canoe paddle. Students will learn about wood selection and grains, use of hand tools and skill saw, paddle design and considerations, and paddle sizing.  Each student will leave with a completed bent shaft paddle ready for varnishing. This class will take place over 3 days for a total of 9…

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Free Open Carving Session, December 10, 2022

Dec 10, 2022 10:00AM—12:00PM

Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine Street Marine on Saint Croix, MN 55047

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This Free Open Carving will meet once a month on the 2nd Saturday of each month!  Mark your calendars!  No need to register, Just join us! Calling all wood carvers! Join us in creating a local community of carvers, to share knowledge, help and friendship with other wood carving artists. Free to anyone who is…

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Free! Open Carving Session (In-Person) January 14, 2023

Jan 14, 2023 10:00AM—12:00PM

Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine Street Marine on St Croix, MN 55047

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***This event requires NO registration! However, you can enter your information if you would like us to know you’re coming. *** Calling all wood carvers! Join us in creating a local community of carvers, to share knowledge, help each other, and make friends with other woodcarving artists. Free to anyone who is interested! Local carver…

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Create a Barn/Hex Sign (In-Person) January 21, 2023

Jan 21, 2023 9:30AM—1:30PM

Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine St. Marine on St Croix, MN 55047

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Barn signs or ‘hex signs’ are mostly known today for their decorative purposes, but some believe they were painted by Pennsylvania Dutch farmers to ward off evil spirits or storms, or to bestow blessings and protections on the farm family.  Using bright colors and often incorporating a star pattern, these beautiful designs were originally found…

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Beginning Chair Caning (In-Person) January 28, 2023

Jan 28, 2023 9:00AM—4:00PM

Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine St. Marine on St Croix, MN 55047

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Ever wonder how a caned chair seat is made?  Do you have one (or more) caned chair seats to replace?  Then this is the class for you.  In this class, participants will hand cane a wooden trivet using natural strand cane to learn the chair caning process.  Other topics that will be discussed include: the…

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Free! Open Carving Session (In-Person) February 11, 2023

Feb 11, 2023 10:00AM—12:00PM

Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine Street Marine on St Croix, MN 55047

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***This event requires NO registration! However, you can enter your information if you would like us to know you’re coming. *** Calling all wood carvers! Join us in creating a local community of carvers, to share knowledge, help each other, and make friends with other woodcarving artists. Free to anyone who is interested! Local carver…

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Beginning Spoon Carving (In-Person) February 18, 2023

Feb 18, 2023 10:00AM—1:00PM

Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine Street Marine on St. Croix, MN 55115

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This is an introductory spoon-carving class, great for beginners and those wanting to review the foundations of carving. Class will start with an overview of traditional knife grips and carving techniques. Students will be given the time and material to practice these skills on wooden sticks before carving a medium-sized serving or cooking spoon. With…

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Free! Open Carving Session (In-Person) March 11, 2023

Mar 11, 2023 10:00AM—12:00PM

Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine Street Marine on St Croix, MN 55047

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***This event requires NO registration! However, you can enter your information if you would like us to know you’re coming. *** Calling all wood carvers! Join us in creating a local community of carvers, to share knowledge, help each other, and make friends with other woodcarving artists. Free to anyone who is interested! Local carver…

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Past | Archive

Beginning Spoon Carving (In-Person, Intergenerational) November 19, 2022

Nov 19, 2022 10:00AM—1:00PM

Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine Street Marine on St Croix, MN 55047

Build a Wooden Paddle November Session 1 (In-Person)

Nov 11, 2022 2:00PM—5:00PM

Marine Mills Folk School Marine on St Croix, MN 55047

Build a Wooden Paddle November Session 2 (In-Person)

Nov 11, 2022 6:00PM—9:00PM

Marine Mills Folk School Marine on St Croix, MN 55047